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Lecture Series

Each Semester the Trial Advocacy Program provides students with the opportunity to participate in an evening symposium on revolving issues in trial work. Noted practitioners, faculty and experts in trial advocacy are invited to the campus to participate and interact with students and practitioners.

Among the following topics covered in the lecture series:

  • Theory of the Case & Basic Questions 
  • Basic Questioning Technique
  • Impeachment & Basic Rehabilitation
  • Evidence Foundation
  • Persuasive Direct & Diagram
  • Putting the Case Together
  • Opening Statements
  • Closing Statements
  • Expert Testimony
  • Jury Selection
  • Judge's Perspective
  • Acting for Lawyers
  • Advanced Cross Techniques